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Shunt Vaults  

 
 
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20 Stainer Street, Bankside, London SE1 9RL
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Wed to Fri 18:00 - 23:00, Sat 20:00 - 23:00 (once inside the bar is open late)
 
PRICES
£5 Wed-Thu, £10 Fri-Sat
 

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Shunt VaultsThe madcap Shunt theatre company has created London's most unpredictable nightspot in the railway arches beneath London Bridge Railway Station. Each week's entertainment is curated by a different Shunt artist. Enter via a little door on Joiner Street in London Bridge Tube station and one night you may find yourself drinking in a perfect recreation of a 1930s pub while a play crackles through the radio, the next week wild burlesque dancers will be twisting round you to a sci-fi soundtrack. Occasionally, there's not much on at all, but the venue itself is well worth seeing, a vast and terrifying space hidden in Victorian vaults beneath the London Bridge railway terminus, with lots of rooms, corridors and eccentric art to explore.

 

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London Bridge Tube Station
 
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Borough Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
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Surrey Quays Overground Station
 
30 minutes walk
 
London Bridge Railway Station
 
0 minutes walk
 
 
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Snowsfields NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
Union Car Parks
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Tower Bridge
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £105  37% off
5 More London Place, SE1 | 4 minutes from Shunt Vaults
This plush, modern hotel south of the historic Tower Bridge is very convenient for exploring London. Just five minutes from the Tube station, it's 10 to ... More
 
 
 
Cheval Three Quays Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £208  25% off
40 Lower Thames Street, EC3R | 7 minutes from Shunt Vaults
Perfect for feeling home away from home, the Cheval Three Quays offers multi-award winning accommodation in the heart of the City of London, boasting views across ... More
 
 
 
Apex City of London Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  39% off
1 Seething Lane, EC3N | 9 minutes from Shunt Vaults
With Tower of London, London Bridge and St. Paul's just a step away, this hotel has a great location for both business and leisure travellers. It's ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Theatres nearest Shunt Vaults

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Rose Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
56 Park Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Shunt Vaults
The Rose Theatre was built in 1587 but was only discovered in 1989 during excavations for new office buildings. Two-thirds of the original site were discovered, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Jellyfish Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Marlborough Playground, 11-25 Union Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Shunt Vaults
London's first fully-functioning theatre made entirely from recycled and reclaimed materials was constructed over the summer of 2010 and will be open from late August through ... More
 
 
 
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Menier Chocolate Factory
London > Entertainment > Theatres
53 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Shunt Vaults
Housed in a former chocolate factory, this innovative theatre has rapidly established itself as one of London's best. Since opening in 2004, it has had half-a-dozen ... More
 
 
 
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Drum Cafe
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Shunt Vaults
100 people in a room, all armed with a large African drum, banging in unison, until reaching a deafening crescendo - that's the premise of Drum ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Unicorn Theatre
London > Entertainment >
147 Tooley Street, More London, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Shunt Vaults
This £14 million theatre is the plushest venue for children's plays in the capital. The Unicorn Theatre has two spaces; The Weston Theatre holds 300 people ... More
 
 
 
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The Architecture Foundation
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Ground Floor East, 136-148 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Shunt Vaults
Established in 1991, The Architecture Foundation is a non-profit agency for contemporary architecture whose programme of events and exhibitions promotes its core belief that architecture enriches ... More
 
 
 
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Mary Poppins Afternoon Tea at Aqua Shard
London > Events > Foodie Events  Dates: 24th July 2018 to 3rd November 2019
Shunt Vaults, Level 31, The Shard, 96 Tooley Street, SE1 | Same location as Shunt Vaults
It's the perfect pairing. London's best loved nanny gets her own Afternoon Tea at Aqua Shard, served on an umbrella covered stand balancing on Mary Poppins's ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Now On
Borough Market Apple Day & Harvest Celebrations
London > Events > Foodie Events  Dates: 24th, 25th and 26th October 2019
Shunt Vaults, Southwark Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Shunt Vaults
This year, Borough Market is combining its popular Apple Day with the harvest celebrations to make a three day family friendly event during October half term. ...More
 
 
 
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Now On
Maggot Moon
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 26th September to 27th October 2019
Shunt Vaults, 147 Tooley Street, More London, SE1 | 4 minutes from Shunt Vaults
Jesse Jones directs Jemma Kennedy's stage adaptation of Sally Gardner's award-winning dystopian novel, using live drawing, cameras and projection to tell the story of a young ...More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Shunt Vaults
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Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret
London > Attractions > Museums
9a St Thomas Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Shunt Vaults
Hidden away in the roof space of the old St Thomas Baroque church, this restored 1821 women's operating theatre is the oldest operating theatre in England. ... More
 
 
 
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The Shard
London > Attractions > Sights
96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Shunt Vaults
When it officially opened on Thursday 5th July 2012, The Shard became the tallest building in the European Union and the 45th tallest building in the ... More
 
 
 
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Southwark Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
London Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Shunt Vaults
Dating back to around 1220 Southwark Cathedral is the oldest Gothic church in London. It has a varied and lively history and houses interesting memorials connected ... More
 
 
 
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Hotel Chocolat
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
London Bridge Station, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Shunt Vaults
At Hotel Chocolat you'll find everything from elegant gift boxes of chocolate to sweet treats to satisfy your everyday chocolate fix, all made with a ... More
 
 
 
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Hawes & Curtis
London > Shopping > Menswear
The Shard Arcade, The Place, SE1 | 1 minute from Shunt Vaults
Jermyn Street shirtmaker Hawes & Curtis sells good quality shirts, suits and accessories from this store in the Shard Arcade located between London ... More
 
 
 
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Charles Tyrwhitt
London > Shopping > Menswear
Unit 27a Tooley Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Shunt Vaults
The shirt company founded by Nicholas Charles Trywhitt Wheeler in 1986 while still at university has 23 stores worldwide, including one in Paris, five ... More
 
 
 
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Aqua Shard
London > Restaurants >
Level 31, The Shard, 96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Shunt Vaults
If you're looking for dinner with a view, Aqua Shard, occupying the 31st floor of The Shard, should surely come in the top five. One of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Oblix
London > Restaurants >
32nd Floor, The Shard, 96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Shunt Vaults
High up on the 32nd floor of The Shard, Oblix is a New York-style grill from celebrated chef restaurateur duo Rainer Becker and Arjun Waney, serving ... More
 
 
 
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Ting
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
32 London Bridge Street, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Shunt Vaults
Modern European food with a hint of Asian flavouring is on the menu at Ting, the signature restaurant and lounge of the Shangri-La, the five ... More
 
 
 
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 19 minutes from Shunt Vaults
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 26 minutes from Shunt Vaults
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 27 minutes from Shunt Vaults
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
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Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
London > Leisure >
Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Shunt Vaults
High up on the 52nd floor of the highest hotel in Western Europe sits the highest pool in Western Europe. The 11 by 4 metre ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 3 minutes from Shunt Vaults
It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Shunt Vaults
Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
 
 
 
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National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Shunt Vaults
Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation and refreshment to weary pilgrims, merchants and travellers on their way up from ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Shunt Vaults
Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
 
 
 
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The Garrison Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
99 - 101 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Shunt Vaults
Oh how we wish we lived in Bermondsey, then we could call this gem of a pub our local. We'd stop in for a regular drink ... More
 
 
 
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Shunt Vaults clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gong
London > Nightlife > Bars
31 St Thomas Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Shunt Vaults
On level 52 of The Shard Gong is London's highest bar. Part of the Shangri-La Hotel, the tallest hotel in Western Europe, Gong takes its name ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Abigail's Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Vinegar Yard, St Thomas Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Shunt Vaults
Hidden away in the main building above outdoor foodie hub Vinegar Yard, Abigail's Bar is a secret '70s cocktail den with a retro living room ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Nine Lives
London > Nightlife > Bars
8 Holyrood Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Shunt Vaults
The founders of Sweet&Chilli, experts in cocktail research and creation, are behind this late night Bermondsey Street cocktail bar. Set in a Victorian ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Shunt Vaults.
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London City Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Hall, The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Shunt Vaults
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Old Billingsgate
London > Business > Venue Hire
Old Billingsgate Market, 1 Old Billingsgate Walk, City, London EC3R | 6 minutes from Shunt Vaults
A magnificent 19th-century market building designed by Sir Horace Jones and entirely renovated in 1988 by acclaimed architect Richard Rogers. At the foot of the City, ... More
 
 
 
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Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Shunt Vaults
This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
 
 
 
 

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Mary Poppins Afternoon Tea at Aqua Shard
Mary Poppins Afternoon Tea at Aqua Shard
Foodie Events | Until 3rd November 2019 

Aqua Shard

It's the perfect pairing. London's best loved nanny gets her own Afternoon Tea at Aqua Shard, served on an umbrella ...More

 
The View From The Shard Tickets
The View From The Shard Tickets
Attraction | Until 31st December 2022 

The Shard 3 minutes walk from Shunt Vaults

London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the ...More

 
The View from The Shard
The View from The Shard
Tours | Next performance 24th October 2019 

The Shard 3 minutes walk from Shunt Vaults

The View from The ShardAt almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London, The View from The ...More

 
Maggot Moon
Maggot Moon
Theatre | Until 27th October 2019 

Unicorn Theatre 4 minutes walk from Shunt Vaults

Jesse Jones directs Jemma Kennedy's stage adaptation of Sally Gardner's award-winning dystopian novel, using live drawing, cameras and projection to ...More

 
Borough Market Apple Day & Harvest Celebrations
Borough Market Apple Day & Harvest Celebrations
Foodie Events | Until 26th October 2019 

Borough Market 4 minutes walk from Shunt Vaults

This year, Borough Market is combining its popular Apple Day with the harvest celebrations to make a three day family ...More

 
The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby
Theatre | Until 31st December 2019 

Gatsby's Drugstore 6 minutes walk from Shunt Vaults

The UK's longest running immersive theatre show, The Great Gatsby, adapted and directed by Alexander Wright, has been staged in ...More

 
Coppa Club Winter Igloos
Coppa Club Winter Igloos
Seasonal | Until 31st January 2020 

Coppa Club 7 minutes walk from Shunt Vaults

The instagram hit, Coppa Club's igloos along the Thames are back and this year they're even better. They've been re-designed ...More

 
Two Ladies
Two Ladies
Theatre | Until 26th October 2019 

Bridge Theatre 7 minutes walk from Shunt Vaults

Zoe Wanamaker and Zrinka Cvitesic play Helene and Sophia, the Two Ladies of the title of Nancy Harris's new play, ...More

 
The Fancy Fork
The Fancy Fork
Foodie Events | Until 23rd July 2020 

Farmer J 8 minutes walk from Shunt Vaults

As the afternoon rolls into evening Israeli chef Shuli Wimer joins Farmer J in Monument to give us The Fancy ...More

 
Nam June Paik
Nam June Paik
Exhibitions | Until 9th February 2020 

Tate Modern 12 minutes walk from Shunt Vaults

In what will be the UK's most comprehensive survey of the Korean artist's work, Tate Modern presents a major exhibition ...More

 

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